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Ilford Conveyancing Statistics*

  • 1 73% freehold and 27% leasehold conveyancing in Ilford for this year to date
  • 2 Average time frame of 15 days for registration of title in Ilford
  • 3 Average Stamp Duty Payable for this year to date was £14,637
  • 4 Median Service Charge Retention of £250.00
  • 5 Percentage of leasehold conveyancing purchases in Ilford is 8% where there is a share in the management company or freehold company

Examples of recent conveyancing in Ilford since August 2023*


of house property, Dawlish Drive, IG3 9ED completing on 29/08/2023 at a price of £550,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: preparing statement detailing charges, setting up the completion formalities, sending title deeds and executed transfer to buyer’s conveyancer


of terraced residence, Dawlish Drive, IG3 9EQ completing on 30/08/2023 at a price of £490,000. The conveyancing process included amongst the various tasks: drafting the sale agreement and Transfer, sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, preparing statement detailing charges


of detached residence residence, Southview Crescent, IG2 6DG completing on 31/08/2023 at a price of £607,500. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending the transfer to the vendor for signature in readiness for completion, securing official copies of the title, preparing statement detailing charges


of semi-detached residence, Clarendon Gardens, IG1 3JW completing on 08/09/2023 at a price of £720,000. The conveyancing process incorporates some of the following tasks: sending conveyancing papers to buyers representatives, taking formal instructions from and updating the seller client, preparing statement detailing charges

Recently asked questions about conveyancing in Ilford

Is the fact that my conveyancer in Ilford is not listed on my bank's conveyancing panel that there is a problem with the quality of the firm’s work?

It would be unwise to jump to that conclusion. There are plenty of plausible explanations. A recent report by the solicitors regulator indicated that over three quarters of law firms surveyed had been removed from at least one lender panel. The top 5 reasons are as follows: (1) lack of transactions (2) the lawyer is a sole practitioner (3) as part of the HSBC panel reduction (4) regulatory contact by SRA (5) accidental removal. Where you are concerned you should contact the Ilford conveyancing firm and enquire why they are no longer on the approved list for your bank.

Will conveyancers request an advanced payment for my conveyancing in Ilford?

If you are buying a property in Ilford your solicitor will ask you to provide them with funds to cover the the cost of the conveyancing searches. This will be the total of the cost of the conveyancing searches. If any down payment is payable against the purchase price then this should be required immediately before contracts are exchanged. Any further balance that is due will be payable shortly before completion.

How do I discover of the solicitor carrying out my conveyancing in Ilford is on the mortgage lender’sconveyancing panel? I am looking to avoid the situation of having one lawyer for me and one for Barnsley Building Society thus spending £187.00 plus VAT in supplemental legal invoice.

Feel free to take advantage of the search tool on this page. Please choose the lender and type ‘Ilford’ or your preferred area and you will discover a number of lawyer offices in Ilford or nearest you.

I am purchasing my first flat in Ilford with a mortgage from Accord Mortgages Ltd. The developers would not reduce the amount so I negotiated £7000 of fixtures and fittings instead. The sale representative suggested that I not to tell my solicitor about the extras as it will adversely affect my loan with Accord Mortgages Ltd. Should I keep quiet?.

All lenders require a Disclosure of Incentives Form from the builder of any new build, converted or renovated property, It is available online from the Lenders’ Handbook page on the CML website. CML form is completed and handed to the lender's surveyor when the inspection is done.

Lenders have different policies on incentives. Some accept none at all, cash or physical, while others will accept cash incentives up to 5%.

Hard to understand why the representative of a builder would be suggesting you withold information from a solicitor when all this will be clearly visible on forms the builder has to supply to its solicitor, the buyer's solicitor and the surveyor.

Hoping to buy a property located in Ilford and I am already nervous. I couldn't find anything specific about Ilford. Conveyancing will be needed in due course but do you know about the Ilford area? or perhaps some other tips you can share?

Rather than looking online forget looking online you should go and have a look at Ilford. In the meantime here are some basic statistics that we found

Expecting to exchange soon on a leasehold property in Ilford. Conveyancing lawyers have said that they will have a report out to me within the next couple of days. Are there areas in the report that I should be focusing on?

Your report on title for your leasehold conveyancing in Ilford should include some of the following:

    Does the lease prohibit wood flooring? Setting out your legal entitlements in respect of common areas in the building.E.G., does the lease permit a right of way over an accessway or staircase? What the implications are if you have contravened the provisions of the lease? The physical extent of the property. This might be the apartment itself but might include a roof space or cellar if appropriate. Repair and maintenance of the premises
For a comprehensive list of information to be contained in your report on your leasehold property in Ilford please enquire of your lawyer in ahead of your conveyancing in Ilford.

I am the proprietor of a basement flat in Ilford. Given that I can not reach agreement with the freeholder, can the Leasehold valuation Tribunal determine the sum payable for a lease extension?

You certainly can. We are happy to put you in touch with a Ilford conveyancing firm who can help.

An example of a Lease Extension case for a Ilford property is 49 Aldborough Road South in July 2012. The Tribunal decided that the premium payable for the grant of the new lease was £13,925 This case related to 1 flat. The number of years remaining on the existing lease(s) was 61.36 years.

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Sample of conveyancing solicitors in Ilford regulated by the SRA

It is important to note that the listed firms do not limit their work for conveyancing in Ilford but also conveyancing throughout England and Wales.

  • Whitmore Law Llp, Balfour House, 390-398 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1TL
  • Chandarana & Co, 297 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1NR
  • Quality Solicitors Harris Waters, 406 - 408 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1TW
  • Worldwide Solicitors, Aztec House, A2, 461 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1TX
  • Moriarty Law Limited, Mountview House, 202-212 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1QB

Residential Landlord and Tenant Conveyancing solicitors in Ilford

The list below is a small selection of solicitors in Ilford practicing in landlord and tenant law and on the regulations governing different types of tenancies. This will likely include advice on Claims for damages for illegal

  • Whitmore Law Llp, Balfour House, 390-398 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1TL
  • Chandarana & Co, 297 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1NR
  • Worldwide Solicitors, Aztec House, A2, 461 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1TX
  • Orchid Solicitors, 1st Office Suite, 182-184 High Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 1LR
  • Jesuis Solicitors, Trinity House, Suite 2, Room 2, 6 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Ilford, Essex, IG1 2QY

Planning law solicitors in Ilford regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority

The list below is a non-comprehensive list of solicitors in Ilford with expertise in planning law. The solicitors can give expert legal advice on all aspects of planning, including tree preservation orders
  • Abdullah Solicitors, 56 Mansfield Road, Ilford, Essex, IG1 3BD
  • Gh Cornish Llp, First Floor, 34-36 High Street, Barkingside, Essex, IG6 2DQ
  • Mccorry Connolly Solicitors, 8 Holgate Court, 4 -10 Western Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3JS
  • Kenneth Elliott & Rowe, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ
  • Kenneth Elliott And Rowe Llp, Enterprise House, 18 Eastern Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 3PJ

*Source acknowledgement: House price data produced by Land Registry as well data supplied by Lexsure Ltd.

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